Purpose of the Award: To recognize the outstanding achievement of 500 or more membership recruitment points.
The Award: A walnut plaque engraved with the name of the recruiter and Section.
Frequency: Annually when point targets are achieved.
Eligibility: The recruiter must be an active AWWA member.
Nomination Procedure: None.
Award Determination: The recruiter must enlist enough members to receive 500 recruitment points and at least 250 points must have been earned with Individual Active or Operations/Administrative members. Recruiters earn five points for each Individual Active member and two points for each Student or Operations/Administrative member.
Recruiters earn points for organizational membership recruitment as follows:
New Utility Member by Grade
Grade 80 = 25 pointsGrade 81 = 50 pointsGrade 82 = 75 pointsGrade 83 = 100 pointsGrade 84 = 150 pointsGrade 85 = 250 pointsGrade 86 = 300 points
New Service Provider Member by Grade
Grade 90 = 50 pointsGrade 91 = 75 pointsGrade 92 = 100 pointsGrade 93 = 150 pointsGrade 94 = 250 points
New Partner Agency MemberGrade 74 = 50 points
AWWA staff tallies and analyzes the total number recruited on a calendar year basis to determine the top recruiter. The award determination period may be changed at AWWA's sole discretion.